Sinibotia robusta 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cypriniformes Cobitidae

Scientific Name: Sinibotia robusta (Wu, 1939)
Botia hexafurca Mai (1978)
Botia robusta Wu (1939)
Taxonomic Notes: Under its synonyms Botia robusta and Botia hexafurca, Sinibotia robusta was described by Wu 1939 from Yangso, Li Kiang, southern China and by Mai 1978 from Tây-Giang (Hsi-Chiang or West River), China. Valid as Sinibotia robusta by Kottelat (2004).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2010-07-27
Assessor(s): Huckstorf, V.
Reviewer(s): Freyhof, J. & Smith, K.
The relatively restricted range species has been assessed as Data Deficient due to a lack of information regarding species distribution, population trends, and direct threats to this species.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Sinibotia robusta is only known from Pearl River basin in southeastern China and northern Viet Nam (Cao Bang Province).
Countries occurrence:
China (Guangdong); Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information available on the species population.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Inhabits bottom parts of streams and main rivers in clear, moderately or slowly flowing water with some aquatic plants (Yang and Chen 1992).

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available on the threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: More research is needed on the species distribution, ecology, threats and population trends.

Citation: Huckstorf, V. 2012. Sinibotia robusta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T166058A1108886. . Downloaded on 22 August 2018.
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